While the world is looking at how people are physically attacked by the military in Myanmar, we also see here in Hong Kong how people are psychologically and mentally attacked in the courtroom.

As we continue to see the marathon bail hearings for some of the 47 defendants, including former legislators, politicians, lawyers, businessmen and journalists, who are facing the charge of so-called “conspiracy to subvert the state power”, we also saw the drama of how four of them being eventually granted bail following the decision of the Department of Justice to withdraw their appeal against the magistrate’s decision to…

Patrick Poon 潘嘉偉

Hong Kong-based human rights researcher & NGO consultant| PhD Candidate at Université Jean Moulin (Lyon 3). Twitter: @patrickpoon

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